Barley's Use as a Healthy, Delicious Food Shown by Nutrition Students

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When most people hear the word barley, they tend to think bread or beer. But Oregon State nutrition students are showing the world there’s much more to barley than a refreshing pint – by creating healthy, nutritional and easy-to-make recipes.

Students in Associate Professor Mary Cluskey’s Nutrition 311 Quantity Foods course were tasked with developing and preparing a desirable, nutritious dish that meets culinary, sensory and nutrition goals. The catch – one of the main ingredients had to be barley.

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